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the role of first lady. >>> britain's newest royal couple, william and catherine are in california today, from ponies to celebrities, it promises to be a very busy day. >>> and the final shuttle has been launched into space. we will look ahead to what's next for nasa. >>> we begin this morning with the death of former first lady betty ford. she was 93 years old. ford was surrounded by family when she passed away last night. she became first lady back in 1974 when her husband gerald ford took over following the resignation of richard nixon. her greatest legacy may be the contribution she made against the battle against addiction. here what is president obama had to say about her passing. he says today we take comfort in the knowledge that betty and her husband former president gerald ford are together once more. michele and i send our thoughts and prayers to their children, michael, john, steven and susan. and this from flansy reagan. i was deeply saddened this afternoon when i heard of betty ford's death. she has been an inspiration to so many through her efforts to educate women about b
outrage over private information that found its way into rupert murdoch's newspapers in britain. let me say for the record that journalists are supposed to dig up information and just because somebody considers something private doesn't necessarily mean it's not newsworthy. but the murdoch scandal centers on alleged illegal phone hacks and bribes to police to get phone numbers, voice mails and documents from literally thousands of celebrities, politicians, members of the royal family, even murder victims. it's cnn's in-depth story of the week. today, former british prime minister gordon brown says murdoch papers got hold of his family's bank records. here's what brown told the bbc. >> i think what happened pretty early on in government is that the "sunday times" appeared to have got access to my building society account, they got access to my legal files, there's some question mark about what happened to other files, documentation, tax and everything else, but i'm shocked, i'm genuinely shocked to find that this happened because of their links with criminals. >> brown's predecessor refl
levels of power in britain. the people of this country shocked to learn for the last 30 years murdoch and his executives have been dictating policy to the politicians and the police. the murdoches certainly have the ear of britain's prime minister. in 15 months, cameron has had 26 meetinin with murdoch executives. how powerful was rupert murdoch here in britain? >> immensely p perful. the view of every prime minister for the last 30 years is that no one can get elected without the blessing of the patriarch. >> reporter: the now not clear that either murdoch can survive this crisis. news corporation shares have tumbled. if the company faces criminal charges it could be forced to unload some of its most lucative holdings in the u.s. including fox tv. this really is a dynasty on the brink. jeffrey kofmananabc news, london. >>> and coming up, the retirement revolution. one american city drawing boomers faster than any other. mine was earned over the south pacific in 1943. vietnam, 1967. i got mine in iraq, 2003. u.s.a.a. auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation, b
in the news scandal in britain. british prime minister david cram ron turned himself in. he was released though. he was editor at the time of the scandal before being hired by cameron. he quit his government job earlier this year. employees of the tabloid newspaper hacked into the voice account of a murdered girl and erased messages. this week owner rupert murdoch shut down the paper. >>> we ask that each of you join the athletics, texas rangers and all of major league baseball, as we observe a silent moment of reflection and respect for brownwood texas firefighter s n shannon stone. >> shannon stone was a firefighter from brownsville, texas, who fell to his death from the stands at a texas rangers baseball game earlier this week. he was trying to catch a ball for his 6-year-old son that was in the stands by one of the rangers players. stone was honored with a moment of silence last night. the rangers set up a memorial fund for his family. so sad. >>> a fan who flu across can country has been indicted. nigerian is being charged with being a stowaway for trying to enter a secure area at
of the case and get insight into the police department investigation but, first, britain's press is plight and the press and political elite are under fire over the phone hacking scandal at "news of the world," and news corporation is our parent company. today, britain's prime minister forced to defend himself during an emergency session of parliament and told the lawmaker s there that he regrets the decision to hire former "news of the world," editor as his chief of communications after being accused of telling staffers to hack into people's phones. he resigned from the prime minister's office but denied involvement. >> if it turns out andy knew of the hacking of "news of the world," he will not only have lied to me but lied to the police, to a select committee, to the complaint commission and of course purgered himself in law. more to the point if that comes to pass he could also expect to face severe criminal charges. i have an old fashioned view about innocent until proven guilty. but if it turns out i've been lied to that would be a moment for a profound apology. >>shepard: a day afte
empire now facing tough questions. >> news corp. chief rupert murdoch set to appear before britain's parliament just hours from now. fox 5 morning news continues now. >>> glad you are with us on this nice and steamy tuesday morning. thank you for waking one fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm wisdom martin. the morning rush always busy and it is turning into a traffic head headache for route 29 commuters in silver spring. an overnight accident shut down part of colesville road in both direction and it is still closed. the crash happened just before midnight at the incident are section -- at the intersection of sligo creek parkway. >>> the heat index easily surpassed 100 degrees in many places including 126 in newton, iowa and in tulsa, oklahoma. residents used a record amount of water which could force officials to tighten restrictions. the same weather pat were will spread to the east coast later this week. not a good thing. >> not encouraging news. >> if it is reaching 126 in parts of iowa and oklahoma, that is insane. that is excessive heat in the extreme. it is not
's still unclear whether his attorney will seek an insanity defense. >>> britain's best-selling tabloid is accused of sinking to a new low. it's at the center of a growing phone hacking scandal whose targets allegedly include murder victims, terror victims, celebrities and politicians. abc's jeffrey kofman has the latest from london. >> reporter: just how low would they go? that's the question being asked about a scandal at britain's biggest newspaper, the racy tabloid "news of the world." the paper has admitted hacking the phones of celebrities but it is now accused of hacking the cell phone of missing 13-year-old millie dowler in 2002, deleleng messages and giving her parents and police false hopes that the girl was still alive. when lonondon was hit with terrorist bombs in the 2005 that killed 52 people, the "news of the world" allegedly hacked the phones of victims and their families in pursuit of yet more exclusives. >> it's a violation, isn't it. i still don't know what i think about it. other than, i'm really angry >> reporter: the paper is the profitable
to help strengthen their country and keep britains and britain safe from another 9/11 or 7/7. thousands more, including many civilians, have risked their lives and hundreds have been injured fighting for the security of our nation. they've been part of an international coalition involving 48 countries with a specific u.n. mandate working at the invitation of a democratically elected government. though there have been many, many difficult times, we should be clear about what has been achieved. in 2009 my predecessor as prime minister told this house that some 3/4 of the most serious terrorist plots against britain had been links to afghanistan and pakistan. we must always be on guard but i say this figure is now significantly reduced. international forces have been bearing down on al qaeda and their former host, the taliban, in both pakistan and afghanistan. in pakistan, osama bin laden has been killed and al qaeda significantly weakened. in afghanistan british and international forces have driven al qaeda from its bases and while it's too early to tell for certain, initial evidence sugg
you. >>> time now 6:40. some shocking allegations out of great britain. the phone hacking scandal that allegedly targeted a teenaged murder victim coming up. >> a weather phenomenon caught on tape in arizona. how this wall of dust caused some big problems for air travel and really all over the city. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let take a check of the numbers. dow looking okay. nasdaq has and s&p need work. it's early. kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks will join us shortly with an update coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, a "haboob" ("huh-boob") that blew across arizona. it was a huge dust storm... about fifty >>> a huge dust storm just blew through phoenix about 50 miles wide in fact. the wind was blowing at more than 60 miles an hour. the visibility was so bad, the faa stopped flights from heading into phoenix and out of phoenix for a while yesterday. you can't see much of anything there, lawrence. but much better news up in our neck of the woods i guess. >> yeah. that's something else. we have a fog bank out there right now. over the bay right now,
; britain's tabloid scandal; the stakes in risking a government default; the hunt for ladybugs; and memories of first lady betty ford. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: wall street struggled again today as debt worried in europe weighed on investors. the dow jones industrial average lost nearly 59 points to close below 12,447. the nasdaq fell more than 20 points to close under 2782. european leaders and markets also faced a gathering storm of worries over italy and its financial condition. in a bid to restore calm, prime minister silvio berlusconi vowed to accelerate adoption of austerity measures to balance his country's budget. we have a report narrated by faisal islam of independent television news. >> the europe's announcement of the meeting in brussels with the financial market slump and ratchet up the cost of borrowing yet another highly indebted mediterranean country, except this time it's for real not a tiny peripheral economy but italy the world's eighth biggest economy. in rome no sense of a greek-style crises just yet. however this city
right now the phone hacking scandal in great britain reaches the highest echelons of government. with prime minister david cameron facing cheers and jeers in an uncommon emergency session of the house of commons. >> i have an old fashioned view about innocent until proven guilty. >> prime minister david cameron addressing the house of commons. >> if it turns out andy coulson knew about the hacking at the news of the world he will not only have lied to me, but he would have lied to the police, to a select committee torque the press complaints commission, and of course, perjured himself in a court of law. >> former news of the world ed tore andy coulson was until january cameron's communications director. >> with 20/20 hindsight and all that has followed i would not have offered him the job and i expect that he wouldn't have taken it. >> coulson was arrested this month suspected of corruption in the u.s. voice mail hacking and police bribery scandal. >> you live and you learn and believe you me i have learned. >> even after he owned up to the lesson, opposition leader ed millband
and britain's phone hacking scandal. that scandal of course targeted the murder victims, terrorism victims and grieving families of troops killed at war. live report from london after the break. only one calcium supplement does that in one daily dose. new citracal slow release... continuously releases calcium plus d for the efficient absorption my body needs. citracal. >> police today arrested a former editor of "news of the world," that's the british tabloid accused of hacking into people's voice mail accounts and bribing police. the newspaper is owned by media magnate rupert murdoch who owns fox news and "wall street journal." senior international correspondent, dan rivers, joins me live from london. the former editor we're talking about is not just a former editor, also a former aide to the british prime minister. >> reporter: yeah, it's difficult to imagine this getting more serious and bigger in terms of the tentacles that seems to go into politics, journalism, into commerce as well as significant kind of economic aspects to this story because advertisers are pulling out from advertis
as always. thanks for stopping by with that. >>> overseas tonight in great britain, a turn of events that came as a huge shock in a story we told you about just last night. a scandal involving a newspaper, the nation's leading sunday tabloid newspaper, and allegations that they hacked into people's phones, all kinds of people. the outrage has been huge, all the way to parliament and the prime minister's office and today the media empire run by rupert murdock announced it is shutting down the newspaper for good. but that's not going to make this go away. nbc's mike tiabbi with us tonight from london with more. mike, good evening. >> good evening, brian. even among media watchers who have been transfixed by this story, there was one reaction i heard several times today, we didn't see this coming. the news of the world, the lynch pin of rupert murdock's media empire, gone as of sunday. >> reporter: the latest allegation that may have been the breaking point that grieving relatives of british solders killed in action have had their cell phones hacked and their voicemail messages accessed
it worthless. just a day or two ago, britain's top diplomat said that it would be possible to work out some kind of a deal with libya in which gadhafi could be allowed to stay in libya if he agreed to step down from power. that seemed to be a step backwards from britain, which was repeated by france. today britain's top diplomat came out more forcefully announcing he would hand over the libyan regimes embassy in london to the rebel counsel in the east in the city of bengazie. announced more than $100 million worth of frozen libyan government assets would be given over to the rebels. we have seen a growing number of western governments including the u.s. government announce similar plans to recognize the rebel council as the only legitimate authority here and announcing plans to hand over hundreds of millions of dollars to the rebels, and that of course is a proposal that the embattled government here in tripoli rejects. >> we appreciate your reporting. >>> it's about 15 minutes before the top of the hour. here is a look at some of the top stories we're following. a federal judge threw out a
with national confidence and fashion sense, showcasing star quality that is recapturing interest in britain's monarchy. like when the couple returned to the dock looking less like royalty and more like newlyweds. peter alexander, nbc news, yellow knife. >>> and here's your first look at the other news going on around america the dust in arizona was dwarfing skyscrapers and producing blinding conditions that led to airport delays and thousands of power outages. no serious injuries were reported. >>> an ohio horse had its own get away plans twheekd. the horse escaped from nearby farm, turning a stretch of highway into its own racetrack. the house -- the horse ran for hours until it tired itself out. it was then safely captured and returned to its owner. >>> a group of california rafters survived a wild ride on the river last sunday. the rapids sent all seven people airborne, throwing them into the cold and rough water. they all did survive holding on to the overturned raft and paddling to shore. >>> and finally, in san francisco, one man's mad dash for a home run ball netted the perfect souve
on britain's phone hacking scandal in less than a half hour top london police official will testify. >>> head of news corp. rupert murdoch is to appear wisdom. >>> british prime minister ordered a special particle meantry session. >> yesterday, scotland yard's number two was forced to design this less than 20 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down. both claim their integrity is intact but staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police media mail have played here and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communica
and richard, always on point with their legal arguments there. so britain's new duke and duchess of cambridge are on their first official foreign trip together. the first stop, canada. so we have a question for you. how many time is queen elizabeth visited canada? we'll have an answer for you after the break. [ woman ] we take it a day at a time. that's how it is with alzheimer's disease. she needs help from me. and her medication. the exelon patch -- it releases medication continuously for twenty-four hours. she uses one exelon patch daily for the treatment of mild to moderate alzheimer's symptoms. [ female announcer ] it cannot change the course of the disease. hospitalization and rarely death have been reported in patients who wore more than one patch at a time. the most common side effects of exelon patch are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. the likelihood and severity of these side effects may increase as the dose increases. patients may experience loss of appetite or weight. patients who weigh less than 110 pounds may experience more side effects. people at risk for stomach ulcers who ta
in britain may bh saying it's just the tip of the iceberg. two more murdoch newspapers are now being implicated by a former british prime minister. what are the latest allegations, becky, out there today. >> it's quite remarkable. if rupert murdoch thought he was going to draw a line under this by jetting in this weekend and closing down "the news of the world" he got another thing coming today. three strands to this story. and if you blinked, wolf, let me tell you, you missed part of this story today. the most of the important, probably coming from the office of gordon brown, the former prime minister. allegations that other papers in the news international stable, and of course "the news of the world" was part of that stable, may have illegally blogged information on him and on his family. it was a tweet from his wife today saying so sad to learn all about my family's privacy is very personal. he's not saying he was hacked into as one paper reports. what he is saying is that journalists and/or private investigators from the sun newspaper and or the sunday times newspaper, and that'
new moon ritual. paganism has just been given the status of a religion in britain. and it's growing. some say there are 250,000 followers. so many that british police have issued guidelines for officers should they stumble upon something like this. >> some ceremonies include a blindfolded, naked participant whose hands may be bound. this is in accordance with ritual and has the full consent of the participant. >> reporter: does that happen? >> that relates to one particular ritual which you could find in some groups. it's an initiation rite is what it is. they're going through a death and a rebirth. >> reporter: simon was reborn 11 years ago. his wife used to be involved too. but they've got a kid now and sometimes it's hard to find a sitter. this is a large, large part of your life. >> yes. >> i ask that i may receive the blessing of the element of water. >> reporter: okay, so what is paganism? well, it's pre-christian, and basically, it's the worship of the land, animals, spirits and ancient gods. >> there's more and more people getting more involved. >> why?? >> i think it's beca
: this scandal is nothing less than an earthquake, sending tremors to the highest levels of power in britain. the people of this country shocked to learn that for the last 30 years, murdoch and his executives have been dictating policy to the politicians and the police. the murdochs certainly had the ear of britain's prime minister. in 15 months, david cameron has had 26 meetings with murdoch executives. more than twice the number of meetings he's had with any other news organization. how powerful was rupert murdoch here in britain? >> immensely powerful. the view of every prime minister for r e last 30 years is that no one can get elected without the blessing of the patriarch. >> reporter: it is now not clear that either murdoch can survive this crisis. news corporation shares have tumbled. if the company faces criminal charges, it could be forced to unload some of its most lucrative holdings in the u.s. including fox tv.รง this really is a dynasty on the brink. jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >> what a drama. and kind of an ironic twist. some of the paper's websites w
in britain make an unusual finding. an extra nipple on a woman's foot. how rare is that? >>> and a large cloud of dust covers phoenix. why this kind of storm is only found in three areas of the world. >>> good morning. san mateo bridge traffic looks good getting out to the peninsula. more about the morning commute and the bay area weather. >>> good morning. low clouds and fog some fog. making a bit of an inland surge there. did not have that yesterday. temperatures by the coast 60s, 70s around the bay. low to mid-80s away from the coast. slightly warmer. >>> a large dust storm covered phoenix for the second time in less than two weeks. the national weather service says the dust was 3,000 feet high. little more than half a mile. winds and gusting up to 40 miles an hour. the storm began to clear within an hour but did delay some flights at the phoenix airport. this type of dust storm is called a ha boob and only found in arizona, sahara desert and middle east because of their dry climates and sand. >>> midwest will be cranking up air-conditioning again. heat warnings and advisories in 17 s
passionate, wasn't it. it duh show how passionate the feelings are in britain. this is a significant time in british parliamentary history. this is pretty unique. the power of the media, the issues of the police, and the relationships with 3 parliament and with the prime minister's office all mixed up, all at issue is how uncomfortable, how cozy is that relationship. that's what's really coming out for britain. that's what parliament is discussing. that's why they're so passionate about the criticisms of david cameron the prime minister today. this was an emergency session of parliament which he called for to try to clear the air. >> we'll have to see whether there are real implications here, consequences for the highest levels of government there in london. thank you for the lead in. the bloggers, the reporters, the business analysts are scrutinizing yesterday's testimony of rupert murdoch and his son james. both denied any knowledge of the phone hacking scandal and dodged questions about megapayments to victims on the receiving end. >> mr. murdoch do you accept that ultimately you are r
of public workers took to the streets in britain to protest pension cuts. their union is warning the one- day strike could be the beginning of a wave of strikes. still ahead, how best to invest over the next decade, especially with stocks sitting close to where they were ten years ago. new claims for jobless benefits fell by a thousand in the past week to 428,000. they haven't dipped below the 400,000 mark since april. and with many worried about a summer soft-patch for the economy, former president bill clinton is trying to boost job creation. this week, he's in chicago for his annual clinton global initiative. the goal-- bringing together leaders from businesses, non-profits and government to brainstorm on how to get america back to work. former michigan governor jennifer granholm is one of those leaders at the event. she says businesses make decisions every day about where to locate, and if we want those jobs here in the u.s., we need to get busy. >> they're not going to places out of loyalty or staying here out of loyalty; they're going where they can maximize their profits. we have
should be wedding home to great britain this morning after wrapping up their north american trip. their final stop included two days in california, where the couple got to see two different sides of los angeles. nbc's jinah kim has more on the trip. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge ended their final day in los angeles by showing their compassionate sides. they visited inner city arts in los angeles, a nonprofit group teaching art to children who live in and around skid row. >> it is my honor to introduce his royal highness, the duke of cambrid cambridge. >> reporter: their next and final stop, a job fair for veterans at sony picture studios called hiring our heroes. >> they are the front line of a remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states, and canada, which has safeguarded our freedoms for a century. >> reporter: in all, the royal newlyweds spent a little less than 48 hours in southern california but managed to pack in six major events, including a venture capital summit, a polo match, and a red carpet event with hollywood superstars. jin
in. >>> a new website in great britain. it has lined up bloggers, including tony blair. it follows the unveiling of the cand aday back in may. >>> researchers found that many breast cancer treatments haven't been properly recorded. the study looked at radiation treatments in detroit and los angeles. that data is supposed to be recorded in a registry. but 10% of the treatments in detroit and more than 30% in los angeles were not recorded properly. the information helps assure resources are used contradictly. >>> -- correctly. >>> california is closer to a formal definition to a hot dog. a paragraph in a healthcare bill defines a hot dog as a whole, cured, cooked sausage that is skinless or stuffed in a casing, may be served on a bun or roll. the director of the heth committee says a definition was requested. the definition moves to the state assembly. >> marriage license applications made available today still have the terms bride and groom ons there. new forms will be online on tuesday. less than three creeks after the governor signed the law. >>> activists are claiming a boat set
civilians. we have news evidence which says that's wrong. good evening is britain's biggest and most important police force merely inexcept or corrupt or possibly both? you can forgive people for wondering. public confidence in the police is said to be rocking after two high-profile resignation. the met police chief admitting he took a free stay at a health spa, a botched initial investigation into phone-hacking and tonight the revelation that a former senior executive at "the news of the world" was working for the met at the same time. how far wan we trust the yard and the people who run it. here is richard watson. >> reporters would meet some of the met's most senior officers in this wine bar a stone's throw from east scotland yard. they were were told on drinking materials. something which made other police officers deeply uncomfortable. but the latest he revelations in this fast who have moving story appear to show relationships went even deeper than this. they will always want to serving police officers for information. iters part of the job some police though it is all about de
's launching an investigation in this case. >> one day after britain's top cop resigned in the murdock newspaper phone hacking scandal a top deputy followed his former boss out of the door. ands was under fire for failing to have eefdz i have no knowledge of the extent of the situation. or the extent of it. >> rebecca brooks was arrested, and now all eyes are on james murdock and not so heir apparent, admits to paying $1 million to a soccer star whose phone was illegally hacked. >> there was a particular settlement i authorized and said was made with information that was incomplete. i acted on advice of lawyers within complete investigation. that is a matter of real regret for me. and this could have repercussions in the ugs us, home to more than half of the $33 billion murdock media empire, including fox tv and fox news. >> there is a clause in the regulations for tv stations is that you have to be certified to be of good character. >> tuesday, rupert murdock, james murdock and rebecca brooks will appear before a committee of the british house of commons to answer questions. this is t
, there might be a lot of fire. >> they responded this morning to great britain. they responded by obviously the closure of the -- >> yeah, obviously. >> they responded. >> but now the times. >> they responded in great britain too. i think their fear -- and i think it's a legitimate fear, growing, increasing fear with each and every passing day does jump the pond. does this come here? >> does this come to america? >> yeah. >> they put out a statement this morning that was very unnews corp. like saying they're concerned about the allegations of gordon brown and they're pursuing him and that's the game. so there's no -- these are outrageous, outlandish. >> "new york times" says the murdoch family is in a bunker according to one person close to the company. >> wow. >> hunker down. >> so that's the next question. i'm sure it's out on the websites. wanting to investigate american companyings. >> "new york post," fox news. >> yeah. >> sure they're -- yeah. >> let's get to sports. >> all right. let's do a little sports, shall we? no baseball last night. it's the all-star break, but they did have th
. japan airlines ordered another 35. >> britain's prince william and wife catherine duchess of cambridge are in quebec city today, they joined the crew of the naval ship h m c s montreal for a worship service later the royal shook hands with supporters in spite of the anti monarchists protesters nearby. the newlyweds are on a 10 day tour of canada and tableland and loss angeles later this week. >> from the dark of the moon to the top of the box office is a big weekend for a sci-fi blockbuster. transformers' dark of the moon brought in over $7 million of the first three days of the four day holiday weekend. here are some of the other box office winners. what do you think? we'd have to get all new appliances. we'll go to the warehouse stores and pick out everything you want. the sinks ringing. hello? you think those guys have "everything you want? " consider this your wake-up call! only sears has kenmore and all ten of the top ten brands. the other guys don't even carry all top three. i hope you brought an umbrella 'cause it's raining cold hard facts up in here. thinking about
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